“Having the SUN in St Magnus Cathedral will be absolutely amazing; the warm glow of the SUN and the red sandstone of the cathedral will fuse together beautifully. ” St Magnus Cathedral Custodian Fran Hollinrake
“The Scottish SPCA strongly supports this announcement by the Scottish Government. As Scotland’s animal welfare charity, we have long called for an outright ban on the use of snares due to the level of suffering an animal is caused.” – Scottish SPCA Chief Superintendent Mike Flynn
“This new animal health and welfare payment is one of the first steps in this process and will reward farmers who take an active role in improving the health and welfare of the animals they keep.” – Rural Affairs Secretary in the Scottish Government Mairi Gougeon
Orkney Islands Council has opened a consultation for a 20mph limit in Finstown. It is also proposed to extend the 30mph limit.
“This summer my new novel Across The Silent Sea is released by Sparsile Books. It is an exploration of personal recovery, forgiveness and family. The central character is Esther and just thinking of her makes me smile.” Gabrielle Barnby
Livestock producers can apply now to take part in the programme which is open to dairy and livestock family farm businesses and crofters and takes a whole-farm and whole-family approach.
The figures for Orkney (area served by Kirkwall waste water) last updated on 10th of August 2023 records a massive surge in positive samples.
Engineers assessing the berthing requirements have told Jim Buck that it would be better just to have a completely new pier with an estimated cost of between £20 and £25million
BURNT OUT encapsulates one Australian’s experience of the devastating bushfires and the personal experience of the daughter of an environmental geochemist.
Crown Estate Scotland’s Sustainable Communities Fund, set up in 2020, has already delivered around £970,000 in valuable support to people across the country. It consists of two grant programmes.